Convenings

Research Convening 2019

By September 28, 2019June 19th, 2020No Comments

The National Institute for Civil Discourse held its third research convening on September 26-28, 2019 in Tucson, Arizona.  Fifty-one different scholars took part in this event.  Jennifer Mercieca, Professor of Communications at Texas A&M University, gave the keynote address, entitled “Is our Public Sphere Under Attack?”

Topics discussed during the meeting included how citizens and politicians interact; incivility and social media; philosophical treatments of civility; and projects to encourage civil conversations in colleges and universities.

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